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Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®) is an insurance company that provides professional liability insurance to lawyers in private practice in Ontario and provides TitlePLUS title insurance coast-to-coast. We are a highly rated insurance company with an "A" rating from A. M. Best, a leading rating agency. Our central downtown location, our high-functioning professional staff, and our commitment to working with employees to help them realize their career development goals are company trademarks.

To see if your goals align with LAWPRO's Vision, Mission & Values, click on "Vision, Mission & Values".   To learn more about how LAWPRO acts on its commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen, see the LAWPRO Statement on Corporate Social Responsibility. You can also learn about LAWPRO's track record of accomplishments and service in our 15th anniversary brochure.

Jobs currently available at LAWPRO are listed below. For LAWPRO's guideline on screening and background checks click on "Screening Guideline".

Articling Positions 2015-2016
Director of Security & Operations
Program Coordinator (Bilingual)
TitlePLUS Analyst (Bilingual French/English)

 

Job Title: Articling Positions 2015-2016: Reporting to Articling Principal

The Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company is offering two articling positions in Toronto for the 2015-2016 articling term.

The Articling Students will be assigned a mentor who will co-ordinate assignments and provide assistance and feedback. The articling program offers experience in the Claims Department for part of the year, with the balance spent in the Office of the General Counsel.

Some areas that the student will be responsible for are:

-legal research and memoranda on all areas of law, with an emphasis on solicitors’ risk management and liability and real estate law

-assisting legal counsel with pleadings, research, motions, and trial preparation

-preparing arbitration briefs and representing LAWPRO at arbitrations

-attendance at client meetings, pre-trial conferences, mediations, discoveries and trial

-assisting the TitlePLUS department with the underwriting of title insurance policies

-assisting LAWPRO Executive and Counsel with corporate, legal, compliance, communication and strategic risk matters

-participation in a comprehensive orientation program

Job Location: Toronto

The ideal candidate should:

  • Be a law school graduate with excellent grades;
  • Have strong research, writing, and communication skills;
  • Be conversant with MS Office and Westlaw;
  • Be energetic, detail-oriented, and consistently successful at meeting deadlines

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Submit your resume and transcripts to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO)
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101
    Toronto, ON, M5B 2L7
    Fax: (416)598-5807
    E-mail: careers@lawpro.ca
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Job Title: Director of Security & Operations: Reporting to Chief Information Officer
(permanent full-time)

The Director of Security & Operations is accountable for the secure and stable management of LAWPRO’s digital assets and information system environment. Key elements of the position will involve the management and mitigation of information security risk, and the continuous improvement of LAWPRO’s governance structure for safeguarding data. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, this new management role will lead a small team of IT professionals.

Job Location: Downtown Toronto

The ideal candidate should:

  • Working with senior management, develop strategies for the maintenance and growth of LAWPRO’s information system environment to anticipate evolving corporate needs
  • Lead the implementation and enforcement of strategies, procedures, policies and technologies that will maintain and protect corporate digital assets
  • Develop and maintain security and technology standards in accordance with regulatory guidelines and evolving best practices, and to respond to emerging security threats
  • Enforce and enhance technology and process change control procedures
  • Assist in the development of programs that will identify and classify critical assets and operational procedures, and implement risk mitigation procedures to safeguard operations
  • Participate in system and software architecture planning sessions to predict and identify security risks, and ensure adherence to security policies during development and in production
  • Lead security assessments for technology upgrades and implementations to identify and mitigate risk
  • Promote corporate security awareness and training programs for all staff
  • Work collaboratively with staff, management, consultants, and internal and external auditors to identify and mitigate information security risks
  • Participate in the maintenance and testing of the corporate business continuity plan
  • Participate in company’s formal incident response plan; manage and document all information security related incidents
  • Lead cloud, managed service, and VAR risk assessments
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ten years of relevant professional experience
  • Extensive current information security knowledge and proven track record for managing security and operations
  • Passion for continuing education in technology and security
  • Proven leadership and project management
  • Experience managing staff
  • Outstanding communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with interpreting and finding practical solutions to address industry and regulatory guidelines and standards
  • Experience implementing and managing advanced security systems (e.g., Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Data Loss Prevention, extended user authentication, encryption, unified log analysis, perimeter security, anti-spyware/anti-malware, etc.)
  • Experience with BYOD program definition and implementation
  • Experience with hosted and cloud-based security issues and challenges

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Send their resume in confidence to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company
    Attn: Human Resources Department
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2L7
    e-mail: careers@lawpro.ca
    fax: 416-598-5807
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Job Title: Program Coordinator (Bilingual): Reporting to Manager, Customer Service & Underwriting
(Permanent Full-time)

The Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity company is a Toronto-based, professional liability insurer with a mandate to provide quality insurance services to our insured lawyers. As part of achieving our mandate, we are currently recruiting for a Program Coordinator (Bilingual).

The role of the Program Coordinator (Bilingual) is to provide written and verbal information on the insurance program to the members of the legal profession, and to be the main point of contact for inquiries in French. The information the Program Coordinator provides includes: information concerning insurance coverages for the lawyer, account information on premiums, and information on additional programs such as risk management. The successful candidate will be a high calibre individual who will receive intensive training about the program and the Company before answering any calls from the public.

Job Location:

The ideal candidate should:

  • be bilingual;
  • have a college or university degree;
  • have customer service experience;
  • have strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • have experience in Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • have experience working in a team environment and in stressful situations;
  • have strong organizational skills and be used to working in volume situations;
  • have a proactive approach to work; and
  • have law, underwriting, or claims related experience, preferred.
  • We also welcome paralegals to apply.

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Send a resume today in confidence to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company
    Attention: Human Resources Department
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101
    P.O. Box 3
    Toronto, ON
    M5B 2L7
    E-mail: careers@lawpro.ca
    Fax: (416) 598-5807
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Job Title: TitlePLUS Analyst (Bilingual French/English): Reporting to Client Services Manager
(Permanent Full-Time)

The TitlePLUS® program provides business and support systems for real estate lawyers and Québec notaries, including title insurance, value-added products and related software packages.

We require a Bilingual Analyst to review TitlePLUS applications and to respond to TitlePLUS inquiries. We are looking for an individual who has a strong interest in real estate practice, who is interested in assisting the real estate Bar, and who is looking for an opportunity to use their legal and customer service skills in a business/ insurance context.

Le programme TitrePLUSMD fournit des systèmes d’affaires et de soutien pour les avocats et les notaires du Québec qui pratiquent le droit immobilier, ainsi que l’assurance titre, les produits à valeur ajoutée et les logiciels connexes.

Nous sommes présentement à la recherche d’un analyste bilingue pour réviser les demandes d’assurances et pour répondre aux demandes de renseignements au sujet du programme TitrePLUS. On est à la recherche de quelqu’un qui s’intéresse à la pratique immobilier, à aider le barreau immobilier et à profiter de l’occasion d’employer leur compétence légale et du service à la clientèle dans un contexte d’affaires/d’assurance.

Job Location: Toronto

The ideal candidate should:

  • The ideal candidate should;
  • be a law clerk, lawyer or Québec notary with real estate experience;
  • have experience in a customer service setting;
  • have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and an excellent telephone manner;
  • be a team player;
  • be self-directed, well-organized, proactive, and able to juggle priorities;
  • be fluent in French/English (required)
  • have experience with Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Le candidat idéal devrait :
  • Être assistant juridique, avocat ou notaire du Québec expérimenté dans la pratique immobilière;
  • Être expérimenté dans un contexte du service à la clientèle;
  • Être doué pour les communications interpersonnelles, dont un excellent style téléphonique;
  • Démontrer des aptitudes pour le travail d’équipe;
  • Savoir bien gérer son temps et ses priorités, et être proactif;
  • Parler couramment le français et l’anglais (obligatoire);
  • Être expérimenté avec Microsoft Word et Excel.

It is preferred that the candidate:

    If interested, please send a resume to careers@lawpro.ca
    Veuillez nous faire parvenir votre curriculum vitae à careers@lawpro.ca
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Reply in confidence to:

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company
Attention: Human Resources Department
250 Yonge Street
Suite 3101, P.O. Box 3
Toronto, ON    M5B 2L7
E- mail: careers@lawpro.ca
fax: 416-598-5807
Key DatesMore

January 31, 2015
Real estate and civil litigation transaction levies and forms are due for the quarter ended December 31, 2014.


 

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